Time-Saving Tools for Every Task
Discover Essentials 3 Ultimate

NewBlue Essentials 3 Ultimate includes over 275 presets in 24 workflow-enhancing video effects that stabilize, correct and sharpen details. You'll find lifesaving tools like Noise Reducer, Lens Corrector, Stabilizer and Flash Remover, or image enhancers such as Skin Touch Up, Detail Enhancer and more.

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Time-Saving Tools for Every Task
Discover Essentials 3 Ultimate

NewBlue Essentials 3 Ultimate includes over 275 presets in 24 workflow-enhancing video effects that stabilize, correct and sharpen details. You'll find lifesaving tools like Noise Reducer, Lens Corrector, Stabilizer and Flash Remover, or image enhancers such as Skin Touch Up, Detail Enhancer and more.

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Essentials 3 Ultimate Includes

You'll find a wide variety of effects in Essentials 3 Ultimate. Take a look at each in action.

Aspect Ratio

Remove unnecessary video borders to create new aspect ratios.

Auto Contrast

Boost colors in your image, creating a more vibrant and colorful picture.

Color Fixer Pro

Fix color balance, saturation and brightness to produce the perfect image.

Crop Borders

Remove unnecessary video borders to create new aspect ratios.

Detail by Chroma

Focus on a color region, then sharpen the detail and boost the contrast.

Detail By Luma

Separate your image into High and Low regions to sharpen, recolor and edit.

Detail Enhancer

Sharpen image details by strengthening and darkening lines and edges.

Edge Smoother

Soften edges of text and graphics to produce polished titles and pictures.

Flash Remover Pro

Capture live events without worrying about distracting camera flashes.

Gamma Corrector

Sharpen details and boost your image’s color, saturation and warmth.

Legal Level

Use this frame-by-frame warning for out of spec areas within your video.

Lens Correction

Correct lens distortion to improve quality, or add it for a fisheye view.

Noise Reduction

Remove harsh noise in the image, especially in old, analog video.

Pixelator

Obscure faces, license plates, logos and more using colored blocks.

Progressive Stretch

Format your video into widescreen without sacrificing image quality or black sidebars.

Proportion Helper

Use these preset templates as a guide to creating professional compositions.

Quick Pixelator

Blur certain objects or people within your video without tedious keyframing.

Region Scope

Zoom in or select a specific region to inspect all forms of information.

Selective Focus

Blur the surroundings of a region, object, or person to highlight it directly.

Selective Touch Up

Smooth or blur specific regions to remove subtle imperfections.

Sharpen

Refine your video's image and enhance its definition.

Skin Touch Up

Soften wrinkles and remove blemishes without retouching an entire image.

Stabilizer

Eliminate shaky footage using a powerful analyzer to get a smooth, jitter-free video.

Video Tuneup Plus

Use versatile color and luminance controls to refine contrast, hue and saturation.

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    Beautify Blemishes Instantly

    Soften wrinkles and remove blemishes with Skin Touch Up. It’s simple to create a skin tone mask that follows your subject, yet retains detail in the eyes, teeth and hair. Go for a polished look by taking care of that rumpled shirt. Your clients will thank you for making them look so good.

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    Smooth Out Shaky Footage

    Smooth out jittery camera movement with Stabilizer. Choose from an assortment of presets to let Stabilizer analyze your footage. Focus on an image’s center to keep a flying object steady, or emphasize edges to allow your subject to move. This works great even without a consistent point to track.

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    Remove Photo Flash

    Remove all flashes from your scene or just the most distracting ones with Flash Remover Pro. Use an array of professionally created presets to reduce camera flashes. Then adjust sensitivity and thresholds to fix your most problematic frames.

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    Salvage Your Footage Fast

    Rescue underexposed footage or gently enhance your best work with Video Tuneup Plus. You can refine contrast and color in seconds. It’s effortless to change exposure, contrast, saturation and hue. Turn on the built-in scopes to monitor your results right in your preview.

Discover Dozens of Breakthrough Features

From 100% GPU acceleration to region specific detail reduction, Essentials 3 Ultimate delivers the widest assortment of features industry-wide. Take a look at the many options available to you.

Essentials 3 Ultimate Features

Essentials 3 Ultimate includes a range of features that help you achieve your vision while increasing your productivity. See the full list below.
  • 100% GPU accelerated

    Every one of Essentials 3 Ultimate’s 24 plugins leverages the power of your graphics card to provide the fastest performance possible. Native CUDA, OpenCL and OpenGL engines allow Essentials 3 Ultimate to maximize the performance of your graphics card, regardless of what NLE you use.

  • Resolution independent

    Whether you’re editing HD, 4K or 5K, Essentials 3 Ultimate’s plugins are resolution independent, so that the format you use processes in the native resolution of your project.

  • Full customization

    Gain complete control over timing, velocity, blending modes and more with every Essentials 3 Ultimate plugin, which provides a full range of parameters over each effect. Save time while developing your own style by creating your own customized looks to use again and again.

  • Native controls

    Your NLE’s native control set displays Essentials 3 Ultimate’s parameters so that you can work with the controls most familiar to you.

  • Titler Pro compatible

    Not only do Essentials' plugins give you a versatile palette of effects for your NLE timeline, they also perform double-duty as plugins in Titler Pro - NewBlue’s powerful titling solution for editors and motion graphic artists alike.

  • Color contrast enhancer

    Boost colors in your image, creating a more vibrant and colorful picture with Auto Contrast.
  • Image cropping

    Remove unnecessary video borders to create new aspect ratios.

  • Detail enhancement by color

    Focus on a color region, then sharpen the detail and boost the contrast with Detail by Chroma.

  • Image detail enhancement

    Make your subjects pop or create an HDR look with Detail Enhancer. Simply sharpen and add structure to your footage using an array of presets. Adjust the controls to vary the intensity and level of detail within the overall image.

  • Detail enhancement by luminance

    Separate your image into High and Low regions to sharpen, recolor and edit with Detail by Luma.

  • Graphics and text smoothing

    Soften edges of text and graphics to produce polished titles and pictures.
  • Camera flash remover

    Remove all flashes from your scene or just the most distracting ones with Flash Remover Pro. Use an array of professionally created presets to reduce camera flashes. Then adjust sensitivity and thresholds to fix your most problematic frames.

  • Gamma correction controls

    Fine-tune luminance values with Gamma Corrector. Visualize your adjustments with three built-in scopes while you change expansion or compression. Start with one of many presets, then expand or compress the visible range to reach your desired result.

  • Video signal legalizer

    Use this frame-by-frame warning for out of spec areas within your video.

  • Lens distortion correction

    Turn flat footage into a fisheye view with Lens Correction. Simply deal with camera lens distortion by choosing from an array of presets to fix concave or convex issues, focal center adjustment and zoom. You’ll appreciate its ease of use and its results.

  • Video aspect cropping tools

    Emulate 16mm film with Aspect Ratio. It’s a snap to crop your source footage to standard ratios. Control letter and pillar box width, height, opacity and more. Choose from a collection of presets and cinematic standards like Panavision and Anamorphic.

  • Image noise reduction

    Remove harsh noise in the image, especially in old, analog video with Noise Reduction.

  • Area obscuration and pixelation

    Create that “caught on tape” look or with Pixelator. It’s easy to obscure any area in your video or gently blur a face to hide a subject’s identity. Get creative by choosing your own block size, blur, or a combo of both. You can also use one of the included presets for a quick fix.

  • Widescreen format adjuster

    Format your video into widescreen without sacrificing image quality or black sidebars with Progressive Stretch.

  • Professional composition guidelines

    Use these preset templates as a guide to creating professional compositions.

  • Blurred pixelation via color mask

    Blur certain objects or people within your video without tedious keyframing with Quick Pixelator.

  • Limit scope readings to distinct areas

    Zoom in or select a specific region to inspect all forms of information with Region Scope.

  • Defocus masking tools

    Blur the surroundings of a region, object, or person to highlight it directly with Selective Focus.

  • Region specific detail reduction

    Instantly reduce distracting details with Selective Touch Up. It’s no problem to smooth specific regions of your image without losing key details. Choose the area to affect with a four-point mask to clean up the blemishes, or use a variety of the included presets.

  • Image sharpener

    Steady shaky footage using a powerful analyzer and smoothing out motion with Sharpen.

  • Stability analysis & correction

    Smooth out jittery camera movement with Stabilizer. Choose from an assortment of presets to let Stabilizer analyze your footage. Focus on an image’s center to keep a flying object steady, or emphasize edges to allow your subject to move. This works great even without a consistent point to track.

  • Skin enhancement

    Soften wrinkles and remove blemishes with Skin Touch Up. It’s simple to create a skin tone mask that follows your subject, yet retains detail in the eyes, teeth and hair. Go for a polished look by taking care of that rumpled shirt. Your clients will thank you for making them look so good.

  • Contrast, hue, and saturation adjustment

    Rescue underexposed footage or gently enhance your best work with Video Tuneup Plus. You can refine contrast and color in seconds. It’s effortless to change exposure, contrast, saturation and hue. Turn on the built-in scopes to monitor your results right in your preview.

  • Image color correction

    Crush the film gamma for a hard-hitting look with Color Fixer Pro. Change the mood by gently desaturating and brightening the color for soft images. You can quickly optimize color and contrast using a variety of presets. Plus, it’s easy to control white balance, saturation, brightness and film gamma in a matter of seconds.


Choose the Essentials Suite That's Right for You

We offer three collections of Essentials plugins to choose from. Discover the one that's right for you.

Essentials 3

FEATURES INCLUDE

  • ico Detail Enhancer
  • ico Lens Correction
  • ico Pixelator
  • ico Selective Touch Up
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Essentials 3

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$99
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Essentials 3 Elite

FEATURES INCLUDE

  • ico Aspect Ratio
  • ico Detail Enhancer
  • ico Flash Remover Pro
  • ico Gamma Corrector
  • ico Lens Correction
  • ico Pixelator
  • ico Selective Touch Up
  • ico Sharpen
  • ico Stabilizer
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Essentials 3 Elite

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$399
$299
w/ STABILIZER

Essentials 3 Ultimate

FEATURES INCLUDE

  • ico Aspect Ratio
  • ico Auto Contrast
  • ico Color Fixer Pro
  • ico Crop Borders
  • ico Detail by Chroma
  • ico Detail By Luma
  • ico Detail Enhancer
  • ico Edge Smoother
  • ico Flash Remover Pro
  • ico Gamma Corrector
  • ico Legal Level
  • ico Lens Correction
  • ico Noise Reduction
  • ico Pixelator
  • ico Progressive Stretch
  • ico Proportion Helper
  • ico Quick Pixelator
  • ico Region Scope
  • ico Selective Focus
  • ico Selective Touch Up
  • ico Sharpen
  • ico Skin Touch Up
  • ico Stabilizer
  • ico Video Tuneup Plus

Essentials 3 Ultimate

24
$549
$399
BEST VALUE!

System Requirements

Recommended System Requirements

  • 2 GHz processor (multicore or multiprocessor CPU recommended for HD)
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM or greater recommended for HD)
  • 250 MB hard-disk space for installation
  • OpenGL 2.1-capable graphics card and minimum 256MB VRAM
  • 512MB VRAM or higher recommended for HD
  • Mac OS X v 10.6.8, v10.7.2 or later
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (SP 3 or later), Vista® (SP 2 or later), Windows 7 or later
  • Supports 64-bit video editing applications only

Video Editing Host Compatibility

  • Adobe After Effects 5.0+
  • Adobe Premiere CS6/6.5, CC
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Avid Media Composer & Symphony 6+
  • Black Magic DaVinci Resolve (Not Compatible with Stabilizer)
  • Grass Valley EDIUS 7
  • NewBlue Titler Pro 1
  • NewBlue Titler Pro 2
  • NewBlue Titler Pro 3
  • NewBlue Titler Pro AE
  • NewBlue Titler Pro Live for Wirecast
  • Sony Vegas Pro 10+ (64-bit OpenX)

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